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Robert Mueller

  1. politics
    Trump Campaign Crooks: Where Are They Now?Checking in with Michael Cohen, Rick Gates, Michael Flynn, and Roger Stone on the day of Michael Cohen’s release to home confinement.
  2. corruption
    Trump’s DOJ Says It Can’t Prove Michael Flynn Did the Crime He Confessed ToThe Justice Department dropped its case against the former Trump adviser Thursday, citing reasons.
  3. scandals
    Trump Told Russian Officials He Didn’t Care About 2016 Election Meddling: ReportDuring his infamous 2017 Oval Office meeting with Lavrov and Kislyak, Trump reportedly said he was unconcerned about Moscow’s election interference.
  4. power
    Sam Patten’s Wild Life As a Cooperating WitnessMueller was listening to this guy?
  5. mueller time
    Tom Steyer’s Pro-Impeachment Group Reduces Mueller Hearings to 30-Second AdThe spot will air during this week’s Democratic debates.
  6. impeachment
    Almost Half of House Democrats Now Support ImpeachmentThe Mueller hearings seemed to have moved the needle within the Democratic caucus, but not anywhere else.
  7. interesting times
    The American System Is Already FailingTrump is attacking both the rule of law and our constitutional norms – and the Mueller hearings underscored that he’ll largely go unchallenged.
  8. impeachment
    Is It Time for Dems to Punt on Impeachment?Intelligencer staffers discuss whether the case for bringing charges against the president got any stronger after Robert Mueller’s testimony.
  9. the national interest
    Mueller Testifies Russia Had Blackmail on TrumpSchiff: “If the Russians had a tape recording, they could expose that, could they not?” Mueller: “Yes.”
  10. the mueller hearings
    Robert Mueller Is Not Your TV Hero or VillainThe former FBI director may have been the protagonist of The Mueller Hearings, but he conducted himself more like a respectable side character.
  11. mueller time
    Adam Schiff Tells a Story of Disloyalty to Country, Greed, and LiesThe Intelligence Committee chairman provided the most compelling statement of the day.
  12. mueller time
    At Least Mueller Gave Us the ‘I Take Your Question’ MemeWe didn’t learn much new Wednesday, but we did get a new meme.
  13. mueller time
    The 5 Biggest Lies Republicans Told at Mueller’s HearingThe Republican counternarrative to Mueller’s damning findings about Trump rests on five false premises.
  14. mueller time
    Robert Mueller’s Testimony Before the House: LiveblogContinuous updates on the former special counsel’s long-awaited appearance before the House Judiciary and Intelligence Committees.
  15. mueller time
    A Glossary of References in Robert Mueller’s Congressional TestimonyAll the names and references you need to know, from Aaron Zebley to the OLC opinion.
  16. mueller time
    If Impeachment Depended on Mueller, It’s Not HappeningSome Democrats already thought there was sufficient evidence to impeach Trump, but Mueller’s testimony did nothing to add momentum to the cause.
  17. mueller time
    Conservatives Attack Mueller As ‘Doddering’ and ‘Semi-Senile’ in House TestimonyThe right wasn’t alone alone in noting Mueller’s shakiness, but they spun it into another reason to discredit the special counsel’s findings.
  18. mueller time
    Mueller Contradicts Trump, Testifies That Report Did Not Totally Exonerate HimAsked if he exonerated Trump, Mueller’s one-word answer was “no.”
  19. mueller time
    Will Mueller Tell Democrats What They Want to Hear?Tying up loose ends in the report is one thing; labeling the president a criminal is another.
  20. mueller time
    What to Expect From Robert Mueller’s House TestimonyWhat time the hearings begin, where to watch, and what to expect from the former special counsel known for his discretion.
  21. mueller time
    Republicans Prepare to Badger Mueller at First Public HearingLouie Gohmert, who will question the former counsel, called him an “anal opening.” Let’s hope he keeps it clean on July 17.
  22. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: Donald Trump and the Art of the LieHe is a con man of surpassing brilliance and conviction — and that is a profound danger to our democracy.
  23. mueller time
    Will Robert Mueller Testify? Everything We KnowDemocrats want him to testify. Trump doesn’t. Who will win?
  24. the national interest
    Pelosi Wants Trump to Go to Prison. Here’s How It Could Happen.Five potential crimes Trump could be charged with after leaving office.
  25. the national interest
    In Terrifying Interview, William Barr Goes Full MAGAAttorney general insists the only norms being shredded are by people investigating Trump.
  26. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: This Is What a Real Conservative Looks LikeAmong the key virtues is restraint — like that Robert Mueller has shown. Another is safeguarding the rule of law — see, Justin Amash.
  27. vision 2020
    More Democratic Presidential Candidates Are Calling for Trump’s ImpeachmentMueller’s statement on his investigation pushed a few more candidates into the pro-impeachment camp, while others are still hedging their bets.
  28. donald trump
    Trump Admits Russia Helped Him Get Elected, Walks It Back 20 Minutes LaterIt was the first time he’s publicly acknowledged Russia’s role in getting him elected.
  29. the national interest
    Conservatives Stunned by Mueller Suggesting Trump Is Not InnocentThey believed their own Mueller report propaganda. Presented with reality, their minds reeled in shock.
  30. the media
    Robert Mueller’s Statement Was a Game-Changer (Because the Media Hates Reading)Mueller said nothing new. But his remarks changed the politics of impeachment, anyway — because virtually no one read his 400-page report.
  31. mueller time
    Robert Mueller’s Statement: Full Speech TranscriptRead Robert Mueller’s full statement on the Russia investigation.
  32. the national interest
    Mueller: Trump Is Not Not a CriminalThe special prosecutor all but calls William Barr a liar.
  33. mueller time
    Robert Mueller’s Statement: Everything We LearnedThe special counsel is leaving the Justice Department and he doesn’t want to talk to Congress.
  34. russia investigation
    Flynn Told Special Counsel That Trump Team Tried to Interfere in Russia ProbeNew documents show that people connected to Trump and Congress contacted Flynn to try and stymie the Mueller investigation. There’s even a voicemail.
  35. the national interest
    How the Republican Party Built a Presidency Above the Law for Donald TrumpA legal doctrine of all power to the GOP, from Kenneth Starr to William Barr.
  36. the national interest
    The Banal Complicity of Rod RosensteinThe departing deputy attorney general attacks Jim Comey as “partisan” and defends his service to Trump.
  37. the national interest
    Trump Scared to Let Robert Mueller Testify, Despite ‘Exoneration’The president somehow doesn’t want the man who proved “no collusion” and “no obstruction” to say what he found.
  38. dads
    Are People Buying the Mueller Report for Their Dads or What?The Mueller Report is officially a best seller, perhaps in preparation for Father’s Day.
  39. just asking questions
    Eric Swalwell on Running As the ‘Guns and Russia’ CandidateThe 2020 candidate on why Robert Mueller should testify, Twitter fights, and still having $100,000 in student debt.
  40. the national interest
    Barr Has Protected Trump. His Next Step Is to Smear His Opponents.Barr’s handling of the Mueller report may only be the first step in turning the Department of Justice into a Trumpian weapon.
  41. fox news news
    Fox’s Chris Wallace Rips Network’s ‘Opinion People’ for Not Dealing in FactsWallace and Laura Ingraham were sniping back and forth all day.
  42. the national interest
    Barr: It’s Not Obstruction of Justice If the Obstruction WorksThe attorney general’s most insanely authoritarian argument.
  43. mueller time
    The Most Dramatic Moments From William Barr’s Senate TestimonyThe attorney general is testifying before the Senate about the Mueller report.
  44. the national interest
    William Barr Keeps Lying About Mueller, and People Keep Trusting Him AnywayThe Attorney General says Robert Mueller admitted on the phone he didn’t really blame Barr like he wrote. Uh, sure.
  45. russia investigation
    Bill Barr Most Likely Didn’t Commit Perjury, But Still Misled CongressIt’s unlikely Attorney General Bill Barr is on the hook for perjury, but the case for his impeachment grows.
  46. russia investigation
    Read Attorney General Bill Barr’s Prepared Remarks Ahead of His Senate TestimonyOn Tuesday night, the attorney general released his opening statement regarding his controversial treatment of the Mueller report.
  47. the national interest
    Rod Rosenstein Embodies the Republican Surrender to TrumpThe departing deputy attorney general kept his job by giving in to a lawless president.
  48. the national interest
    With Mueller Gone, the Threat of a Lawless President Is Very AliveDonald Trump’s efforts to obstruct justice and defy the law are not as weak as you might believe.
  49. mueller report
    Robert Mueller’s First Post-Report TV Comment: ‘No Comment’Mueller wasn’t thrilled to be confronted by a reporter after Easter mass, but he may have to answer similar questions in front of Congress soon.
  50. the national interest
    Trump Beat the Rap, but Mueller Uncovered a Historic ScandalThe special prosecutor finds few new crimes, lots of misconduct, and a president acting like a mob boss to cover it all up.
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